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    March 19, 2013
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those who were lost and injured. we are obviously in the early stage of assessing the incident. >> one hospital took in eight patients, five are in serious condition. the identities of the seven killed will not be released until 24 hours after their families are notified. the investigation is underway. back to you, ladies. >> here is what we know of hawthorne army depot. the military considers it an ideal training facility to prepare for deployment because the desert terrain at haw northbound -- hawthorne is similar to afghanistan. they store ammunition for training and reserve ammunition for use after the first 30 days of a major conflict. hawthorne is run by an independent contractor under a deal with the government. >> state with abc7 news for continuing coverage of this deadly explosion at the
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hawthorne army depot in nevada. we will bring you any new information as it becomes available. we will have the latest developments on abc7news.com. >> we have sprinkles now, but the better weather is on way. here is our meteorologist, mike nicco, with live doppler 7 hd. >> it has been quiet this morning. live doppler 7 hd shows picking up the first signs of more wet weather headed toward the north bay, especially further to the north you can see along mendocino county and crescent city moving from west to east right now. this will extend down toward us and fill in so scattered sprinkles are possible in the afternoon. we need the rain. we are nearly 4" in the deficit to 6.5" in a deficit. periods of light rain in the north bay tonight. most of us get our rain tomorrow morning. kristen? cheryl? >> thank you very much.
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in san francisco, the bart station at powell street is opened against after bart service was stopped. sky 7 was over the scene. the object was found at market street before 7:30 this morning. fortunately it was harmless and police cleared the scene after 8:00. >> there has been another set back for both world renowned chez panisse after a fire two weeks ago. we are learning the damage is much more extensive than originally thought. the owner and chef alice waters say it damned the downstair and upstairs porches. she says that the repair work will be more significant project since both areas will need to be demolished. she hoped to re-open the restaurant in mid-april but that is unlikely to happen now. >> relatives of a san jose man shot to death by police are outraged this morning. the officers say the man in a stolen car tried to run down an
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officer last night and ram him with a car last night. cornell bernard is in east san jose with an interview with the man's family. >> we are learning more of the officer-involved shooting which happened not far from here. the suspect is dead and the family is telling us they are outraged and demand answers from police. >> a white honda civic is towed away from the crime scene. the san jose police say it was stolen during a monday night chase. the driver used the car as a weapon, ramming undercover police cars, parked cars and trying to run down a police officer. >> the officer gave him commands to stop. the suspect continues to drive and accelerate. that is when the officer fired a shot toward the suspect the. >> the suspect was shot once in the head and killed. neighbors ran for cover. >> i heard the gunshots and ducked in the car. i didn't want do get shot.
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>> police are not revealing the name of the suspect but the family tells abc7 news it is 26 -year-old. police served a search warrant on the hoes where he lived with his mother. >> police say he tried to run an officer down last night. >> it is okay to shoot him in the middle of the forehead? that is not okay. could have shot him in the arm. their intention was to kill. that is what they d ought family is demanding a meeting with police. there was a passenger in the car with the suspect. he is considered a witness at this point and is cooperating with police. >> cornell, thank you. still ahead, how one community is paying tribute to those still in action on the 10th anniversary of the iraq war and what is ahead for this east bay memorial. >> plus, a look at what made pope francis climb out of the popemobile right in the middle of his installation ceremony
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>> it has been a deadly day in iraq on the 10 the and was of the start of the iraq war. during a two--hour period this morning, 56 people died and more than 200 were wounded in a string of car bombings. march 19, 2003, former president george w. bush ordered a military invasion to topple saddam hussein.
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>> american and coalition forces are in the early stages to disarm iraq, to free its people, and to defend the world from grave danger. >> 10 years later many iraqis complain they still lack basic services such as electricity and water but other parts of iraq are thriving with new shopping malls and luxury car show rooms. the last u.s. combat troops last iraq in 2011 and killed over 4,000 troops. a tribute continues in the east bay to those soldiers and those killed in afghanistan. amy? >> the crosses have quite an impact. look at them behind me. they were not always popular. the founder of them is reflecting, today, on the 0th anniversary and is amazed at impact the crosses have had and what he and the volunteers who created this have endured. >> it has made a big difference. i see it in the face of people
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who come by and visit the memorial. >> jeff started putting up the crosses a protest to the war in iraq and they have lasted through vandalism and protests and heated arguments. 10 years later, the crosses have evolved into more than just a political statement. >> it truly is a memorial, the only memorial of its kind that i know in the united states. >> public opinion has evolved, too, this morning, walnut creek resident and veteran, amanda, stopped by after seeing news coverage of this anniversary. >> when i first saw the memorial growing up a few years ago i thought it was disrespectful to the fallen in an absurd eyesore and i didn't realize that he had genuine motives behind it until this morning so i decided to stop by (a) to pay my respects to the fallen and (b) to apologize. >> the idea to was to erect a
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cross for every soldier. they reached 4,000 and they relied this we could not keep up anymore and mark deaths with this sign. jeff is not sure what will happen next. >> i feel that there should be at host some permanent memorial that should stay here in lafayette. >> he says the land owners have died and passed this on to their children and jeff says one of the heirs mentioned building veteran housing here but he says the rest of the family has been quiet about what to do here, the housing was just an idea so he says stay tuned, it is unclear what will happen to the few acres here in lafayette. >> thank you, amy. >> it looks dry but we will check with mike nicco and find out where they are getting sprinkles? >> we could have them anywhere. not much on the radar but some outside the bay area that is organized. can you see the thicker clouds moving in and we will show you.
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they have the moisture that will bring us rain today or will most of us have to wait until tonight and tomorrow morning? >> hundreds of thousands gather to cigarette the new pope francis. what he already is doing that is setting him apart. >> plus, a type of yoga pants popular in the bay area is being pulled from store shelves and lulu lemon is issuing
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>> from the east coast, police responded to a shooting at an allentown, pennsylvania, hospital. our sister station, wpvi in philadelphia reports the coroner has been called to the lehigh valley high school. it is not clear what the extent of the casualties are but the situation is contained and that no one else is in danger. it appears the incident happened on the 4th floor hospice wing of the facility. we will update the story when we learn more. >> vatican officials say before he became pope francis, cardinal bergoglio took the first step to granting sainthood to six priests murdered in 1996 in his homeland of argentina. today was dominated by the pope's inaugural mass.
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our news reporter has more from london. >> marking the official going of pope francis' papacy estimated 200,000 people, packed squares squares. the roman catholic church looks at the man who will be over 1.2 billion catholics greeting the faithful and climbing out of the jeep. the pontiff also greeted hundreds of world leaders and delegates including vice president biden delivering his homily in italian calling on all people from around the globe to protect the weak and the poor. >> embrace with tender affection the whole of humanity, especially the poorest, the weakest, the least important. >> the pope also delivered a message for the people of his native argentina which was greeted with jubilation.
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one of his first duties is to pray at the tune of st. peter -- tomb of st. peter. he was given, then, a symbol of his role as shepherd of the flock, and the fisherman's ring with the picture of st. peter holding two keys. the first pope elected from latin america, now is the 266th pope. the predecessor, pope emeritus, watched the ceremony on television. >> wow, what a day! >> we will check in with our meteorologist, mike nicco, tracking the sprinkles. >> it will turn into periods of light rain. it is not a huge storm but we have not had many huge storms so anything we can get is good. it is just the question you want answered, when will you be affected? it is all outside of our
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neighborhoods until you get to mendocino county, along the coast there. cloverdale has been dry, and putting it in motion you can see the last three hours, that wall of water is working more to the east than it is to the south or southeast so we will have to wait for the line to fill in before we get our chance of organized wet weather. that will probably be as we head toward the later part of the afternoon hours. we are moistening the air and the says hanging out because of the extra moisture. we look down from mount tamalpais, san francisco is at 60, and right new we are at 61 in palo alto and oakland and mill valley at 62. san jose is 63. check out walnut creek, it is 67 degrees already. san jose is looking nice out here as we look at 87 near the h.p. pavilion and santa rosa and napa in the upper 50's and same thing in hayward, and fairfield at 53 and los gatos at 67 degrees. today, we are going to see the sky become more gray, with
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sprinkles developing and changing over to scattered light rain. we will have the unsettled weather through tomorrow, and real spring warmth headed into the first weekend in the spring. >> here is what is happening, high pressure is pushing down to the south but it is directing most of this energy to the north and a very mature system that has lost its energy with a lot of moisture coming from hawaii but not a lot of lift in the atmosphere to create it. we have a moist and mild flow. we were mild this morning and comfortable this afternoon and the reason we will be warmer tomorrow morning is because of that. with the thicker clouds, watch as the sprinkles develop across the north bay this afternoon, and you can see a better pocket of light rain at 5:00 and, also, along the peninsula coast, and as we head through the evening showers, we will have some sprinkles and light rain from time to time at at&t park but it will not be that heavy. we will probably get the game in with no problems and maybe not a
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delay. through the evening hours, it is still just scattered sprinkles through tomorrow morning and then the more organized wet weather, the window of possibly steady, light rain, moving through the north bay during the morning commute and the heart of the bay as we head to noon and headed down and exiting the south bay after 2:00, you can see the scattered showers after that and clearing as we head to wednesday night into thursday. we have our fingers crossed we can get up to .5". because the system is coming from the west we will get a lot of rain in the santa clara valley, but just a slight amount. the not -- north bay, your mountains will lift the air and create some of the rain for you. there you go. as far as our only storm system on the seven-day outlook, that is it. temperatures are still fairly mild at 50's from the coast and low do mid 60's for the rest of us and 70's inland, that will be on thursday.
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the coast will stay cool, all seven days and in the 50's. a few sprinkles during the evening commute and more during that commute. abc7 news has another great weather source, follow live doppler 7 hd on twitter for the very latest area weather conditions, rain or shrine, and get "spare the air" alerts and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. you will need it tonight and tomorrow. >> and tonight is the world baseball classic. >> tell us more. >> listen to this, they are gearing up for global excitement at the ballpark. the dominican republic takes on port rib coe in the championships. last night the dominican republic eliminated the netherlands 4-1. puerto rico beat japan the previous night. the giants' own getting the final out, angel pagone. >> a popular pair of women's
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yoga pants is pulled off store shelves because it is see through because of the shear material. lulu lemon pulled the product and shares dropped 8 percent in pre-market trading. our twitter followers had a lot to say about the story. can you join the conversation by following abc7 news bay area on twitter. >> dresses fit for a princess. >> once-in-a-lifetime option for those with deep pockets. >> today on "katie" jennifer lopez is back and her parker co-star, jason, will join us and one of the biggest rockstars will join us, as well, es@pap
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>> coming up at 7:00 on "katie" we have jennifer lopez and why are an increasing number of elephants sea pups being treated at mammal center? and the biggest obstacles of iraq veterans for going into civilian life? >> the most memorable dresses warn by the late princess dianna are sold to the highest bidder, a collection of ten gowns being auctioned in london including the dress she wore to a white house dinner in 1985, right there, where she danced with john travolta showing her evolution from young newly wed to sleek style.
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>> she was gorgeous. >> she made everything look gorgeous. >> just beautiful. >> that will do it for us. from all of us at abc7 news thanks for joining us. captioned by, closed captioning services, inc.
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>> thank you. hi, baby. welcome back. >> thank you. >> hello, and welcome to millionaire. today's contestant was once deemed by the boston globe as the last of the red-hot mamas. please welcome fran botelho-hoeg. nice to see you again, fran. [cheers and applause] red-hot mamas? what was that about? >> well, back in 2005, i was very fortunate because the boston pops were looking for just an ordinary person to come and sing with them at the 4th of july, and i went to try out, and i won! >> wow. >> so i got to sing with them on the 4th of july and tour with ston globe-- my performance was a little, like, razzle-dazzle! so, um-- >> what was it again? >> razzle-dazzle! >> razzle-dazzle. okay. thus the red-hot mama. >> right, so the boston globe
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called me the last of the red-hot mamas. [laughter] [cheers and applause] >> you are proof that wonderful things come in small packages 'cause you've been great today. i mean, really great playing the game, and you're from a very large family. 11 siblings, right? you're 1 of 11. >> i'm 1 of 11 siblings, a gazillion nieces and nephews. there are 70 people in my immediate family. >> is that a good thing, or... >> well, it's a great thing. i wish they were all here because they'd pack the audience. but it's a great thing. growing up, we were our own best friends. we were our own baseball team. our own football team. everything, you know. >> and one of your best friends and your sister marilyn is in the audience. >> yes, that's my sister. hey, doll! [cheers and applause] >> all right, fran, just to recap, you are still taking on round 1. so far, you've gotten $40,100. 7 away from a million. you still have one lifeline remaining. >> okay. >> okay, are you ready? >> i am ready. >> audience, are you ready? [cheers an